Coronavirus emergency 'holds a very grave threat' for world: WHO

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Eleven Americans are among sixty six new cases of coronavirus on a quarantined Japanese cruise ship Rebecca Frasier from Oregon is one of the was a very surreal experience to be told that you have this virus that as far as I knew could be deadly more than forty two thousand people are now infected globally more than one thousand have died and the World Health Organization is meeting in Geneva live to the foreign desk and CBS's Vicki Barker that meeting opening with a warning that the corona virus outbreak poses a very grave threat for the whole world and the WHO's Mike Ryan says world leaders have been asleep at the wheel we haven't put in place quite frankly the preparedness mechanisms the communications mechanisms the governance mechanism the two day meeting aimed at accelerating the development of drugs diagnostics and vaccines in what's becoming a race

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